Hunting Crow

Vole Trail in Snow

I did not think of Crows as hunters until I did some research after finding these tracks.  Apparently Crows are known to hunt.  These pictures show the trail of what is probably a Meadow Vole but could be a mouse, disappear into the talons of an American Crow.  Look closely at the bottom of the frame in the picture below.

Crow Kill Site in Snow

We could tell it was a crow by the, size, robustness and arrangement of toes.  The two inside upper toes are closer together than the outer.

Crow Tracks in Snow

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